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tonight to protect funding for the job center. funding for the west oakland job resource center has come into question amid controversy over plans to put up aloom nateed billboards -- illuminated billboards. those boards were to bring in hundreds of thousands of dollars annually to help with the center. >>> you can expect periodic lane closures near the toll plaza on the bay bridge from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. over the next six months. officials say the lane closures are needed to work on the toll plaza including paving and replacing some of the crashed cushions. the east span is due to even to traffic in -- to open to traffic in december. >>> let's check in with sal. welcome back. >> thank you. >> how is traffic? >> well, we're had a -- well, we've had a couple of stalled vehicles. the metering lights will get switched on low after there's a few stalled vehicles. a 30-minute delay if you are waiting to get on the bridge itself. another 20 minutes or maybe 10 to 15 on the span itself. we're looking at the better part of an hour getting into san francisco unless you are in the carpool lan
. the suspects in both attacks are still on the loose and with three days left in this year the oakland homicide rate is now at 130. >>> oakland police pulled over a bmw for speeding last night, but before officers could poach car the driver sped off. -- approach the car the driver sped off. a minute later the driver crashed into lincoln continental on the on ramp of the freeway. the driver ran off, but police caught up with him and arrested him. >>> so clearly oakland could use a bit of help and they hope a legendary lawman might be the answer. the city of oakland is hiring bill bratton to be a consultant for the police department. bratton helped reduce violent crime when he headed the new york and l.a. police departments. we talked to oaklanders who are skeptical after hearing city leaders talk about different plans to stop the violence. they're unhappy. they re miserable because they haveo hope and they have no, no money." ouncil votes >> it might tamp some of it down just like putting armed guards on every street corner might tamp some of it down, but it won't make people's lives better. i
people were shot to death in the 800 block of mead avenue in west oakland. then at about 2:30, one person was killed in a stabbing on walnut street in the seminary area of oakland. police are investigating the possibility that the killings are related. >>> the chp pulled a bmw over for speeding in oakland last night but when officers walked toward the car the driver took off. a minute later crashed into a lincoln continental at the 98th avenue on-ramp to i-580. someone in the back seat of the lincoln was killed. the bmw's driver was caught shortly after taking off. >>> a shooting now under investigation at an east bay bart station. the 18-year-old victim is expected to recover. he was shot in the parking lot at the pittsburg-bay point station just before 7:00 last night. at this time, they don't have any suspects. the shooting and investigation caused some major delays though for bart riders. >>> gunfire from police hit the suspect at an el cerrito gas station. it happened last night just after 6:30. police say they came across a man pistol whipping a woman at a chevron station at
: they two, dan. thank you -- and >>> three people were killed in oakland overnight - as crime in that city soars. there have been 130 homicides in oakland so far - which is more than all of 20-11. tonight - grant lodes is standing by - with more on how the homicide numbers compare to other big cities. but first - j-r stone is here with more on the oakland violence. >> reporter: just yesterday the oakland chief of police and. jean quan spoke about the initiatives. to address the crime but here we go again. this morning, there were two men aboard gunned down shot multiple times at point-blank. these two men -- were gunned down at this region that is known for gun and drug violence. also, there were spacewoman that was found with a stab wounds and a man had a stab marks on his hands. we are going to deal with this crime scene that is escalating. and there are major challenges and oakland were all eyes are on the police department. >> we are going to try to help with these troubles .... it is the lack of confidence on the part of the public that the police department is not capable of dealing
waves and there have been numerous aftershocks including one measuring 6.2. >>> the latest from oakland, a man at the see yum last night -- at the coliseum last night at the game fell 30 feet down. he was seriously hurt. christien kafton is live with more. what do you know? >> reporter: well, we know there are a lot of questions about what happened. sometime right around kickoff at last night's game, a man either fell or jumped from the third-level concourse. you can see just how high the fall would be. the man either fell or -- about 30, 50 feet. he fell last night during the raiders/broncos' game. there are conflicting reports whether the fan fell accidentally or whether -- or whether he jumped. it's a very long drop and say incidents like this have happened at the coliseum or other places in the -- places in the country. >> i've heard about that happening. if you are not paying attention, you can fall and unfortunately, he fell yesterday. >> reporter: the workers took him to highland hospital, with serious injuries. so far, authorities are not releasing his identity. the raiders have
>>> a woman found stabbed to death inside this apartment in oakland. why this homicide was part of a very violent morning in the city. >> and a chase ends in a deadly crash in the streets of oakland overnight. what we learned about the person that was killed. >> we're live in the south bay where police will be on the look out for drunk drivers. we'll tell you about a new bill that targets offenders. >> cloudy skies out there and cold, cold, mostly cloudy. but any rain with this system, we'll talk about that and what could be insolves too. time for mornings on 2. >>> good morning welcome to mornings on 2. >> good morning. it's friday december 28th and homicide investigators are looking into the death of three people. in less than two hours this morning two people were shot and killed and a woman was stabbed to death. alex has been following the story since 4:30 this morning and joining us with the latest. >> it was a very busy morning. officers found a woman stabbed to death inside a second floor unit at this apartment building. investigators still on the scene here at the buildi
in oakland spent the fran tracking robbery sus-- in afternoon tracking robbery suspects. traffic in the area slowed to a crawl as a result. news chopper 2 was over head as one of the men was taken into custody. >>> pipe bomb found today in front of a elementary school. police cleared the area and brought in the bomb squad who safely disposed the of device. >>> police are turning to the public to help identify who shot and killed two people inside their home this week, leaving their child unharmed. police began receiving called about 12:45 a.m. yesterday afternoon that shots were fired. they found the two dead from gun shot wounds. police say it was not a murder- suicide. but aside from that they have little information about the killer or killers. >>> the woman convicted of killing michelle le learned her punishment today. giselle esteban was sentenced to 25 years to life. prosecutors said giselle esteban killed michelle le in may 2011 in the belief that michelle le was having a relationship with the father of giselle esteban's daughter. >> not what is right but it is the most they can do. a
. the new law would make that mandatory for drivers with >>> just a day after oakland's top officials unveiled a new plan to fight crime. three people were killed overnight. two young men were gunned down about one this morning on mead avenue. about an hour and a half later. a woman was found stabbed to death on walnut street. kron 4's j.r. stone has more on what one of the department's new "top cop" consultants is saying about the crime rate. return to index of stories... ---------------------------- ---------------------------- ------------------------ (jrs) oakland murders-take cgpkg return to index of stories... ---------------------------- ---------------------------- ------------------------ (jrs) oakland murders-on cam >> reporter: bratton will be a consultant starting in february. for the oakland police department. >> they will have to completely revamp their crime strategy program. >> reporter: after this announced three people were killed and hoagla oakland. bringing the homicide rate to alarming level. limited is unfortunate that the confidence level of the public does not
to track down her killer. >>> four people are wounded in late-night gunfire near oakland's lake merritt. we have new information on the condition of the victim. >>> it's another stormy morning commute in the bay area. heavy traffic in richmond and berkeley. what you need to know before you hit the highway. >> reporter: and the latest storm is hitting the bay area as we speak. we'll tell you how businesses, residents and commuters are preparing, as "mornings on 2" starts right now. >>> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2". i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, december 5th. >>> in the pouring rain, berkeley crime technicians spent the night collecting schools in a fatal shooting outside of a school. alex savidge is live where a woman riding her bicycle was gunned down there. alex? >> reporter: good morning. the woman was likely in her late 40s and early 50s. so far she's not been identified. she was riding her bike along this stretch of sacramento street late last night when she was shot to death. the circumstances before that shooting still unclear fo
those victims. >>> today, oakland police plan to show the hundreds of guns turned in during a bi-back program. the department hosted one of its most -- buy-pack program. the department hosted one of its most successful ones yet. they teamed up to offer $200 per gun, no questions asked. they estimated they helped get 600 guns off the streets. the school massacre in connecticut has re-ignited the gun control debate. coming up at 7:15, the new legislation, dianne feinstein says she is will introduce next month. >>> new this morning, a home invasion just hours ago in san francisco. now the police are busy searching for the robbers. ktvu's brian flores is joining us live in the sunset district with the details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we're live here at the 1600 block of sloat boulevard. still a very active scene here as several san francisco police officers are here investigating that home-invasion robbery that happened earlier this morning. we just got done talking with the resident of the house here. according to san francisco police and the resident we talked to,
some security officers will be walking off the job in a couple of days. >>> the oakland raiders have been given an extension to try to avoid a local television blackout this sunday. the team has until noon to meet the deadline to sell out at least 85% of its tickets. sunday's game is the home finale against the kansas chiefs. they are 3-2. the chiefs are 2- 11. oakland has lost six straight. >>> time now 5:17. sal is back. you have everything under control? >> i don't have the raiders under control. >> well, you and dave you will come together and fix it all. >> we are going to try. good morning. dave is our director here who is is a big raider fan. right now highway 4 is getting busier and it always -- i don't know why it surprises me. people are on the road early on highway 4 this morning is no exception. bay point area is a little crowded. 680 looks good. and 24 is looking good right now between walnut creek and oakland. also the morning commute looks good in oakland itself. this is interstate 880 north and southbound you can see from our live picture the traffic looking good. if
killed in a stabbing on walnut street in the seminary area of oakland. police are investigating the possibility the killings are related. >>> a high stakes meeting at the white house this afternoon. congressional leaders will talk with president obama trying to avert the "fiscal cliff." ed payne tells us they only have four days. >>> reporter: in what's seen as a last-minute attempt to reach a deal, president obama meets at the white house with senate majority leader harry reid, house minority leader nancy pelosi, senate minority leader mitch mcconnell and house speaker john boehner. they have only four days to reach an agreement or the u.s. economy will go off the so- called "fiscal cliff." that's when automatic spending increases and cuts would take effect. reaching a deal won't be easy because both sides are involved in a high stakes political blame game. >> we are here in washington working while the members of the house of representatives are out watching movies and watching the kids play soccer and basketball and doing all kinds of things. they should be here. >> i told th
believe the shooter was aiming at a car passing by. live in oakland, paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. >> a person on a bike was killed by a amtrak train. it happened before 11:30 a.m. the train left oakland 10:00 a.m. there were 92 passengers on board. the cause of the crash is under investigation. >> a man and his dog were killed in a hit-and-run accident this morning about 8:30 a.m. officers responded to a report of a man down. the 64-year-old man and his dog were suffering from major injuries. the accident is under investigation at this point, there are no suspects in custody. >>> more fuelrens today in #-- funerals today in newton, connecticut. friends and family said good- bye to benjamin wheeler. he was one of six funerals for the 26 students and teachers killed. funeral rangements for the gunman's mother are being made in new hampshire. >>> vice president joe biden met with officials to launch a new task force to recommend new gun laws. >> for anything to get done we will need the advocacy of the law enforcement in this country. >> joe biden is over seeing the response to last
this is just what we expected in richmond, and all, this wat moderate weather cell. and also over the oakland area, light rain over dublin, pleasanton and heavier rainfall pressing towards 680. consistently, light showers and down the peninsula with light rain over the water. light rain and pressing towards palo alto. we will continue with this rainfall for this evening. showers. this is a first part of a system that impacted us with moisture moving slow to the south. we have a another system just on the heels of this one. to the north, it is bracing towards your weekend. and we are already dealing with delays at visibility with j. r. stone. and also the weekend rainfall. details, coming up. >> pam: and our team starts tonight with kron 4's j-r stone. where the bad weather is hitting. during one of the busiest travel days of the year. j-r, we hear it's a big mess for southwest fliers in particular. >>reporter: you have got that correct there are delays all across the board. however, when it comes to south west it is a complete mess. this is video from the last one hour. you see how long the l
the financial district, temperatures in the 30s and 40s. oakland at 58 degrees. low 50s in san jose. what's in store for the rest of the day. we have a pretty strong ridge of high pressure and it's been building since other the weekend. it continues into today through the afternoon. we'll be keeping temperatures mainly in the 60s for the most part. mid- to upper 60s by this afternoon, and once again, we have some big changes coming up by about midweek, so you'll notice this wednesday forecast. we have a good chance of rain moving across the bay area and things again remain unsettled through the weekend coming about friday night into saturday. we'll talk more about this coming up. in the meantime, traffic on this monday morning. >>> we just got word of a trouble spot involving a big rig that may have took out some power lines on fair month between 580 and lake shaboe . try toe avoid the intersection. san leandro, 580 and lake shaboe. elsewhere we have road work, southbound 101 through marin county. you may see road work there headed toward the golden gate bridge. 880 as well, both directio
. we begin with developing news from oakland where piece are investigating a homicide involving -- please are investigating a homicide of a teenager girl t. happened about 3:30, a few blocks from the oakland --. a group of teebs were walking through the apartment -- teens were walking through the apartment complex when a gunman opened fire and killed the girl and wounded the boy. the shooter is described as a teenager boy, 13 to 16 years old who fired on the group from ground level. he is still on the run. there's no word on a motive. >>> fire swept through a san jose apartment killing a grandfather and grandmother and the granddaughter. he met stunned residents, grieving family and learned of a he officeric police officer. >> reporter: the police are still out here right now. take a look. you can see the fire was largely confined to this 1 apartment. pg and e shut down gas to the entire building. the entire apartment building is vacant. the family that lived up there ask groving and -- is grieving and in shock. families displaced by the deadly fire returned home to gather essen
story from oakland. a grandmother was shot and killed by a stray bullet. ktvu's tara moriarty is in oakland right now with the latest on who she was and how this happened. tara? >> reporter: well, the woman was simply walking to the store, the way she's probably done countless times before. but last night she didn't make it. and now police at headquarters are trying to figure out exactly who is responsible. this violence erupted around 7:00 last night on the 9100 block of international boulevard, when gunfire erupted across the street from the victim. she was a 49-year-old grandmother walking with a relative when she was struck and killed. police did not identify a woman. but a long time friend said she was ramona foreman who cared for her mother. now, police have made no arrests. they are still trying to figure out what instigated the gunfire that left at least ten shellcationss on the sidewalk -- shell casings on the sidewalk and then after that, more gunfire. one person was injured and drove himself to the hospital. he was transferred to highland hospital. his condition is
at the oakland and san francisco stations during this holiday season. last night bart partnered with oakland police, private and volunteer security guards. shoppers were offered escorts to their cars at the west oakland station. now, bart riders told us they have encountered some brazen attacks in the past. >> i was ambushed by two men. they had pointed a gun at me, took my stuff and pistol- whipped me in the face. >> reporter: the most common crime at bart stations, cell phone theft. police say riders should stop texting and pay attention to their surroundings. now, for oakland stations last night's patrol was actually only a one night thing. they say it was part of an educational effort. san francisco bart stations, increased patrols will be going on throughout the next few weeks. live in san francisco, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> these days oakland police are making much fewer traffic stops. in fact, the numbers will down by 75% from just a few years ago. officers have made fewer than 16,000 stops this year down from 68,000 in 2009. police point to layoffs and staffing shortages and to lowe
with the tragedy. [ singing ] >> reporter: oakland cathric cathedral, 200 attend -- catholic cathedral, 200 attended the sandy hook elementary school mass. >> took time out of my day oremember the fam -- to remember the families. >> reporter: we all bear a burden when children die in violence. >> pray for the victims and pray for ourselves that we may learn from these events. >> reporter: there was no reasoning why these children, why their teachers, after mass he sent a wreath. >> so hard to believe that these little angels are no longer on this earth. it is heart wrenching. >> reporter: names of the victims spoken towards heaven. >> katherine hubbard. >> a lot of people cared even though it didn't happen near here. it was touching to know that everyone cared. >> reporter: connected by grief, united to find some way to end the violence. john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >> classes resume today at san jose city college after the campus was shut down because of an alert about a possible armed intruder. >> i feel fine. i didn't feel nervous or anything. they handled it professionally. >> she
step is admitting you have a problem. and tonight oakland city leaders have done exactly that. three -- three months ago they acknowledged there is no plan to reduce crime now they admit they need one and recruited a name you might recognize to make it happen. da lin reports on the grim 2012. >> reporter: it's been tough in the city of oakland. they acknowledge crime and they have made two major announcements this afternoon. one is that they will hire los angeles former -- former los angeles police chief bill bratton as a paid consultant and, two of the city of oakland going back to neighborhood policing. they hope those two ideas, those two plans will cut down on crime in oakland. both oakland mayor jean quan and police chief howard jordan say crime in oakland is out of control. 127 homicides so of this year the highest since 2007. 1 -- 127 homicide so far this year the highest since 2007. >> we agree with the community i see that the crime rate is absolutely unacceptable. >> we have to do something. we have done a lot last year, we have to try something different. >> reporter: they
. >>> and one bullet hit a baby stroller during a church service in east oakland. >>> volunteers are getting sent to prepare thousands of meals for those in need in san francisco, we will have more on how many meals they expect to serve coming up this evening. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for waking up with us this tuesday morning december 25th, i am pam cook. >> i lake your sweater by the way. let's go to rosemary orozco, she is in for steve paulson. >> i hate to be the bearer of bad news, a few sprinkles are falling over parts of the north bay with a storm coming in later in the afternoon. you can see storm tracker 2, it is widespread over the northern edge of california and will continue to shift south. in and around santa rosa, fog a few scattered showers as well as the ones at the park. here is tara moriarty with traffic. >>> this is 880 at the coliseum, traffic is looking good this christmas day, not too many folks on the roadway. this is the coliseum, not too many folks, same story, let's go back to the desk. >>> the california storm, conservati
. oakland, one of the more mild spots right now, 59 degrees there. 53 in san francisco. and 42 in santa rosa. we have this big ridge of high pressure and it is sitting firm over the pacific, over the bay area. that's what's keeping us high and dry. today and tomorrow. now, by tomorrow night, that's when things start to get a little dicey. we're watching a low pressure system to the north and that is going to move our way bringing a good chance of rain by midweek. in the meantime, we'll focus on mild temperatures for today. a lot of 60s, mid- to upper 60s across the bay area. hopefully you enjoyed yesterday. it's going to be a similar story today. we're hitting a repeat on yesterday's forecast. coming up, we will get a check o. 7-day forecast because -- of that 7-day forecast because you will want to stay tuned for that. >>> 5:04 now, grammy nominated latina musician from the united states is dead after her plane crashed in mexico. a small plane carrying jenny rivera went down shortly after takeoff in mexico. 7 people were on board. rivera's california driver's license was found at the crash
. >>> four people shot overnight in oakland near lake merritt. new information about the victims condition. >>> we're live in palo alto where women are being attacked in the early morning hours. we'll tell you how police are responsing -- responding. >>> there is a pretty steady rain over parts of the city and also into east bay. we'll take a closer look at it coming up on this last system. second hour of the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day it's wednesday, december 5th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. steve is here. we've been watching a lot of our live pictures. rain is coming down pretty steady. >> some rain, some no rain at all. things are lighting up. things have been picking up kind of steady around san francisco, and birkly. you can see that line right there. the heaviest looks to be daly city and san francisco. we'll take a closer look at this in five minutes. >>> let's take a live look at the lafayette this is highway 24. you can see traffic moving pretty well there westbound as you make your way to the
rosa and a good warmer in oakland. 48 degrees in fremont. here is a look at the satellite and radar. this one the system moved out and to the norris some snowfall and northern california but that will drop down into the bay area. there is another round of what weather expected. what we can expect is mostly cloudy with passing showers. a few sprinkles as you make your way are from the bay. sunny with breaks of sunshine it will be dry but that next system will move in tonight. i will time it out on futurecast and what we can expect. >> coming up on kron four news weekend. we'll have more on the victims and their families from friday's school shooting in connecticut. including how the parents of these children are trying to cope. plus, understanding the tragedy. we'll talk to a bay area psychotherapist who specializes in male behaviors. is there a gender difference when it comes to violence. and we'll have more on the debate over gun control as it heats up in washington and across the country. (music) [ female announcer ] here's to a whole world of happier holidays. time to enchant, d
state water managers happy since july 132% more rain than normal in san francisco. oakland has had more than 9" of rainfall since summer, 7" more than last year. looking live at this car covered in frost. as for these cold temperatures, if you are here in the north bay, get ready for the chilly morning commute. i can actually see my breath. probably doesn't translate on air. it is cold and freeze warnings will be in effect until 8:00 this morning. we are live in san anselmo, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> it is cold. >> not impressed. >> i know. but you know what? i thought gianna that moving from colorado i would be done with ice scrapers. >> no. there are times you need it here in california but i don't think it gets as cold as california. so there is good news there. we have a couple of things brewing here. ben lomond highway 9 at glen arbor. not a lot of details for this trouble spot but lots of activity a tree down wires also down in the roadway they have completely shut down highway 9 at glen arbor through there. they are saying now that noon is the eta when they should be reopened so h
donald. >>> it's 7:26. i'm michelle griego. oakland police are trying to determine if three murders were related. two people were shot to death in west oakland about 1:00 and another at 2:30 in the seminary area. >>> bill bratton is hired to the oakland police department. he is credited with cuts in violent crime when he was in charge of police departments in new york and los angeles. >>> the san jose state spartans finished their football season with a win. they beat bowling green in the military bowl 29-20. the spartans finished the season 11-2. congratulations to them. stay with us. traffic in just a moment. and weather. >>> good morning. we'll start off in oakland where there's been a crash just cleared to the right-hand shoulder northbound 880 approaching the embarcadero. unfortunately it's still backed up to at least high street the top of your screen you can see those brake lights. closer towards the coliseum, things are look okay. and again the accident is on the shoulder so hopefully we'll see improvement. also tracking an accident northbou
speed or alcohol played a role in the crash. >>> an early-morning fire in a vacant building in oakland. why this is familiar territory for fire crews. >> reporter: we're live in hayward where a mother and son escape a burning apartment. we'll tell you why it's thought the fire was intentionally set. >>> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. it's dues, december 11th -- it's tuesday, december 11th. >>> a cliff rescue is happening right now and one lane is closed because of the rescue. brian flores has more. brian? >> reporter: emergency crews finished up a few minutes ago. both lanes of highway 35 are reopen. besigned me is the general area where this car went off the cliff here. lights just started showing up here. but still very dark out here, as you can see. emergency crews and the california highway patrol, they were hoping to get the car that drove off the cliff. the car drove off the cliff 100 to 200 feet here. we saw the person who may be the driven. he was given a breathalyzer test as we arrived. the chp says it is sti
on oakland road. police say at 3:00 a.m. this morning, they received a 911 call from someone saying a man had been stabbed. they arrived and were told by witnesses that during a party a fight broke out and a man was stabbed once in the stomach. he was rushed to the hospital but died. police are still trying to figure out what the argument was about. >> we don't have any motive for the homicide. but we are actively investigation. we are investigating the incident this morning. >> reporter: police tell us the victim was 30 years old. he's not been identified because they are trying to get in touch with his family. now, we were told that by -- by one of the guests that this was a graduation party but that guest wouldn't tell us much more than that. we do know there was about 20 to 30 people in attendance. the homicide unit has been out here on the scene gathering evidence. but police would still like to talk to witnesses who left the scene before they arrived. back out here live, you can see here's -- we're in a business park and the building is right next door where the latest homicide happened
crimes increase around the stations in oakland and san francisco during the holiday season. last night bart oakland police private and volunteer security guards escorted passengers to their cars. bart will also increase security through the end of the month. >> i was ambushed by two men. they pointed a gun at me, asked -- took my stuff and pistol- whipped me in t face. >> most common is cell phone theft. police say riders should pay attention to their surroundings. >>> layoffs and red tape are causing oakland police to make fewer traffic stops down by 75% from a couple of years ago. officers have made fewer than 16,000 stops this year down from 68,000 back in 2009. police point to layoffs and staffing shortages that put lower priority items on the back burner. some officers also complain that the paperwork process is a deterrent because it is complicated and very time- consuming. >>> other bay area headlines on this friday now. frederick dozier is expected to be sentenced today. he was convicted last month for a series of sexual assaults in san francisco's mission district. the attack
. oakland is 130 for the year, 26% increase from 2011. san jose's 45 is still a low for a city of almost a million people and it's still 12 1/2% higher than in 2011. >>> the police are looking for a man in an especially brutal robbery in san francisco. the thug took off. patrick sedealo explains that the crime took a nasty turn. >> i heard him say i am going to kill your dog. >> pekingese, 12 years old. the sweetest thing ever. >> reporter: she asked not to be named, so we won't show her face. she was robbed of money and her best friend roxie, who show loved most on this earth. >> she was my best friend and there. >> reporter: she lost her phone in the car and parked to look for it at levineworth and golden gate when a man approached her. >> he said give me all your money. >> he then went through her pockets and found $5 and roxy started barking. >> he said i am going to kill your blown blown dog. >> reporter: after a struggle, he made good on his promise. >> and he grabbed her from her collar and then i saw her fly towards traffic. he threw her towards oncoming traffic. >> reporter: rox
of stretches into the oakland maze. we have a stall near treasure island was at the incline and one on the span all out of the way. the damage is done. light on an traffic backed up. give yourself extra time heading into san francisco. if you're looking for an alternate you can go to 92 and across the san mateo bridge to get into san francisco. off your back up expense on the east shore freeway. westbound right on 80 is slow starting in the mall. it will be stop and go through some of low, richmond, an albany. all leading to traffic heading to san francisco. >> the full check of traffic coming up in just a bit more. >> following a up the story a man and woman found bound and gagged on a city street off the man has since died that were found in the bayview district last night around 830. we turn to our solo reporter he is live outside. jackie sissel is outside of general hospital where the woman is in the hospital. jackie was the man pronounced dead last night or the dye cost? >> if he died at a hospital last night about midnight. at seventh set of general this were both victims were brought. th
for a job center in west oakland. they say jobs and unemployment is key to is keeping few vince town because of an opposition to put up and they are expected to track that is -- thousands of dollars. >>> they could decide to cut the amount of medical marijuana a patient can have. supervisors will consider a proposal to scrap guidelines to allow medical marijuana to have more than 30 plants. the new proposal will allow to the state limit of 6 mature plant and eight. >>> they are holding one more community meeting in their search for a new pell chief. police chief chris march is at the south side center on coddle road. >>> you can expect peer clay enclosures over the next six month. they are necessary including painting and replacing crash cushions. they are scheduled to open it traffic next. you have been off. >> yes, and we are still okay with traffic and tara moriarty was the first reporter on the scene and we will hear more coming up. she has been talking to the firefighter in regard to that big-rig fire. it looks good and people are already on the road all the way to berkeley and we are o
for east oakland shooting.right in the middle of the we'll fly you in on the big grant? d street. we have video from the scene. there's a sheet over thehe died at the scene. no motive is known. this is the 122nd murder in oakland this year. there were 105 all of last after a bomb threat at lynbrook high school in san jose -- was delivered through graffiti. >> and students at monte vista high in cupertino say they can't believe that the threat was directed at one of the nicest teachers on campus. the teacher was not hurt but remains under the sheriff's protection. bomb-sniffing dogs were checking classrooms and the parking lot of monte vita high school. federal agents were also called in -- saying that if was a hoax, no one is laughing. an attempted kidnapping in the south bay. police say a young girl walking to school in san jose was approached by a stranger and told to get into his car. and as kron 4's scott rates reports.police are taking this claim very seriously. they are very concerned. >> it is not what florio wanted to hear of any of her children. >> they are afraid to come to scho
the south bay as well, morgan hill area, gilroy. to the north, oakland, parts of the east bay, you can pick out more activity, bay bridge, oakland and orinda. darker shade of green, more moderate cells. santa rosa clouds right now but the rainfall approaching fairfield. rain showers for tonight. i will back out the maps to show you, there is another storm developing off shore. when that moves in, the timing and the heavy rain for saturday and another one that moves in on sunday coming up. >> stay with us throughout the weekend. we will be tracking each storm system and updating us on air and online and through social media. >>> millions of californians are on the move as they head out for the holidays. ktvu's maureen naylor is live at the airport. it is busy there and there are long delays. >> reporter: that comes on what officials say is one of the busiest travel days of the year. there are still a steady flow of cars and people and wind and rain. airport is expecting an increase in holiday travelers. >> reporter: tonight the family waved good-bye to the bay area for christmas in cancun. >
of the subaru station wagon struck a toyota on oakland road this morning. the impact pushed the toyota into a nearby train crossing. the train tracks weren't damaged. the car, another story. >>> a portion of the marsh creek road in clayton between pine lane and deer valley road is still closed. a pipe under the road has failed and a potential sinkhole starting to form. people living in the area will be able to get in and out, but there is no word yet on when the road will reopen. >>> still ahead, a toymaker takes its toy off store shelves over a potentially deadly hazard. plus the "fiscal cliff" is getting closer and closer. >> i'm danielle nottingham on capitol hill. coming up, are the president and house republicans close to a deal on the "fiscal cliff"? >> and you snapped it and shared it so why is instagram going to sell it? the new rules users need to know. >> and we got clear blue skies all across the bay area. it is cold out there, though. it's getting colder still overnight tonight. in fact, we have freeze warnings posted for parts of the bay area. we'll tell you where plus a l
. to the north, oakland, parts of the east bay, you can pick out more activity, bay bridge, oakland and orinda. darker shade of green, more moderate cells. santa rosa clouds right now but the rainfall approaching fairfield. rain showers for tonight. i will back out the maps to show you, there is another storm developing off shore. when that moves in, the timing and the heavy rain for saturday and another one that moves in on sunday coming up. >> stay with us throughout the weekend. we will be tracking each storm system and updating us on air and online and through social media. >>> millions of californians are on the move as they head out for the holidays. ktvu's maureen naylor is live at the airport. it is busy there and there are long delays. >> reporter: that comes on what officials say is one of the busiest travel days of the year. there are still a steady flow of cars and people and wind and rain. airport is expecting an increase in holiday travelers. >> reporter: tonight the family waved good-bye to the bay area for christmas in cancun. >> reporter: with a full tank of gas, this man bega
afternoon in oakland. it was one the most successful gun buyback programs ever held in the city with hundreds of people dropping off their firearms. for each gun turned in, the owner received $200, no questions asked. the oakland police say that this was one of the most successful gun buyback programs ever held in the city. several hundreds of guns were turned in and many still moved by friday shooting in newtown, connecticut. >> the s f p d received a call around 3:00 a.m. this morning for reports of a home invasion robbery. this incident occurred on the 1600 block of slow boulevard. three suspects into the home and tied up the family robbing them of many belongings. the victims were not injured-that's it is unclear how many fell members live in the home and it is not clear their ages. the three suspects are being described as black male adults that were wearing masks. the s f p d is asking the public for help if they haven't any information that may be useful. >> >> it is 7:15 a.m.. let's talk about the weather. we do have wet weather outside. the rain is coming down. here is
are traveling out of sfo, oakland or san jose, we checked with all three, there are no delays you have to worry about and no cancellations. that's the good news. what may give you a headache today, are the lines. it's very busy here at terminal 2 at san francisco international airport. you can see all of the cars pulling up. we've seen a steady stream of passengers unloading checking into the terminal. it's especially inside the terminal. this is video of the security line in terminal 2 from about 45 minutes ago. there were hundreds of people waiting to pass through and the line snaked all the way out into the middle of the terminal. today is one of the busiest travel days of the holiday season for this airport with 120,000 people expected to pass through sfo today alone and some people we talked to were surprised to see it so crowded here on christmas eve. others said it made more sense for them to fly out today. >> i heard it was very busy, yeah. >> i picked the 24th because it was like $250 less than what was on saturday and what was on -- or sunday and tuesday. it was obviously, a good choi
. they say michael taylor was found suffering from gunshot wounds just before 3:00 p.m. the oakland tribune reports tayl may have been walking with a group of people when someone approached taylor and opened fire. so far investigators say they don't know of a motive or have any suspect information. police and crime stoppers are offering up to $10,000 for information leading to an avest. >>> in antioch a vigil is set to get underway to remember a man shot to death there last night. police say they received reports of gunfire around 10:40 outside of victim's home. officers arrived to the scene to find a 43-year-old man with gunshot rounds. his name has not been released. so far police have not made any arrests and anyone with information is asked to call antioch police. that vigil is set at 6:00 for the park at contra loma park, not far from where the man was gunned down. >>> menlo police have arrested a man for attempted shooting inside a home if in the 1300 block of windermere avenue. they arrested geoffrey smith and say during an argument smith fired several shots at the residents, who he
to the morning. 57 for novato. 64 oakland. 64 san mateo. your afternoon highs will see low 60s a lot of cloud cover and again the chance for a off and on shower. 624 san francisco. 64 in hayward and oakland. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows a dry pattern starts to develop around the bay area it will continue to be pleasant with mild conditions in to the weekend in starting the next work week. that is your forecast i will have more on that storm coming up in a bit. we do have some roadways flooding northbound 101 in petaluma approaching the old redwood highway. be aware. caltran is currently on the scene. here is the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza as a wet deck with no accidents to report out oakland into the city if there if it is drive the most part here at the san mateo bridge the problems coming from the toll plaza and the westboundsouthbound 101n gate bridge standing water on the span. some light rain is in reported very you want to drive with extra caution for your ride coming out marin county. guys. >> thank you erica. the wet weather is causing problems in san raf
for people. >> the temperatures we are seeing 44 in oakland. 46 in san francisco. santa rosa 34 degrees. the same in napa. freezing, are the conditions in pleasanton and livermore. >> our attention struck down out to the east in the low to mid '30's. 35 in vallejo. in the south bay chilly. 39 in sunnyvale. 39 in san jose as well. cold out the door. as we head for the afternoon we are looking for a possibility of showers mainly by the coast and the south bay. the coastal regions santa cruz mountains. >> the bulk of moisture for today will stay to our north. changes as we head into saturday that some expecting more rain to get a little bit more widespread. >> the rain is mostly for saturday not too much this afternoon. >> and other cold day in the afternoon hours upper '40's below fifties. 49 in san raphael. up '40's and santa rosa. lower fifties everywhere adjutancy on the map it will coolas you can see.d low 50s to watch as we push for 7:00 p.m.. '40's come back into view. we may see some '30's and the diablo range. expect another cold night. here is your 7 day around the bay forecast.
presence in oakland. we are there with kron4's haaziq madyun. he talked with police and the school district. >> "our police force is on alert" >> there is a heighten sense of awareness in the oakland unified school district in the wake of the sandy hook elementary school shooting tragedy in conneticut >> "we want our children on our campuses and our parents and our citizens to feel that our campuses are safe, to see us out there as a presence" >> here you see officers at rossevelt elementary school greeting students on there way to classit is something that comes with having a daily police presence on school campuses in oaklandsays the district's spokesperson troy flint >> "we have a dedicated police staff attached to the school district we prepare for this" >> in addition to the school district having its own school police departmenta federal grant allows oakland police to station officers on 6 campuses in some higher crime areasanother advantage says flint when it comes to preparing for emergency situations >> "unfortunately we do deal with a lot of violence here in certain parts of oakla
been released about the suspect in a brutal crime in oakland. police say the man kidnapped and sexually assaulted an at-risk teen.. with a diminished mental capacity. kron-4's j-r stone has more. san francisco ha >> this is by far one of those worst cases cytosine. >> oakland police chief howard jordan is referring to the case involving this man, gary atkinson.. with a 16 year-old actress coral that has the mental capacity of its of year-old. >> kidnapping the force, kidnapping with force if needed to kidnap a child, three counts of rape, lewd acts on a child, with the suspect is 10 years older. >> the girl was reported missing tuesday after wandering from the youth center. she was found two days later on a muni train. >> the muni drivers from the juvenile a disoriented and scared. >> servants video from bart was used to find the suspect and capture him. >> we worked together as law enforcement we can make a difference in the community a. atkinson. has a rap sheet. he will be back in court tomorrow and he could pleaded guilty or " not guilty ". >> san francisco has officially passed a
the speculation could be determined, i am tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> a former oakland appliance shop was hit again. it happened on international boulevard. back in august that same place cause fire when it was packed with appliances and the investigation continues. >>> san jose police department are now clarifying the weekend stabbing of a 14-year-old boy for a weekend celebration. it happened at the celebration downtown and they told the paper police may not investigate the stabbing and it was just one more added to the pile but the police spokesperson now says he meant gang detectives would not be called in on their day off. he adds all cases are investigated despite heavy workloads. >>> they are using special equipment for a missing elderly man who vanished saturday. he was last seen working on his tugboat. he may possibly have fall end overboard. they will be joining the coast guard in a new search. >>> they subpoenaed the accounts of two suspected riders. the d.a. wants to see two demonstrators tweet along with photos mentioned and tweets from other twitter uses w
light coming in from vallejo and berkeley and going over to the oakland area. unfortunately we tend to have more crashes and more incidents on days like today. let's move along and take a look at the approach to the bay bridge. it's very wet. in san jose along all the freeways you will see wet weather. it's 4:46 let's go to steve. >>> sal, thank you. very active not only day but most of the week it looks like. in fact, today will be one of the warmest days of the week. tomorrow turns really cold. light rain will continue. you can see it's straight on getting enhanced here. very, very windy. cold air coming right down out over the gulf of alaska tomorrow. we'll make it tuesday and wednesday morning. could be the coldest we have seen in awhile. cloudy, windy, light rain right now. the whole system is moving in and it looks like setting imfor what could be a very busy end of the week. light rain in the morning and windy and mild. this is a south wind. some of the rain does not show up. some does. just kind of meandering north. napa county off to some areas. all the way down to livermor
(male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. oakland city leaders, battling a big jump in a crime. today -- they're laying out new strategies. all this, as the city's police department faces record-low staffing levels. and previous plans to stop the violence this year -- have seemingly failed. now for a look at the most recent crime statistics out of oakland. 119 murders this year -- that's up 21-percent from the same period last year. 210 rapes -- up 23-percent. nearly 4-thousand robberies -- a 23-percent increase. and more than 12-thousand burglaries -- a jump of 44- precent. >> reporter: there 2012 policies did not work. the is what they've been saying, so the want to do two things, there were to contract out public safety experts that ephod crime in the los angeles, detroit, what advice to take and what approach to take. second, there would to neighborhood policing with five different areas. two of them in the east oakland area with captions on each one with crime-fighting specializing in their area. >> we have to do something. what we did last
in the east bay today. this is video from oakland. courtesy of sky-7-h-d from a-b-c-7 news. kron 4's haaziq madyun was in oakland today. he talked with police and the school district. the amoun >> "our police force is on alert" >> there is a heighten sense of awareness in the oakland is unified school district in the wake of the sandy hook elementary school shooting tragedy in conneticut >> "we want our children on our our citizens to feel that our campuses are safe, to see us out there as a presence" here you see officers at rossevelt elementary school greeting students on there way to classit is something that comes with having a daily police presence on school campuses in oaklandsays the district's spokesperson troy flint >> "we have a dedicated police staff attached to the school district we prepare for this" in addition to the school district having its own school police departmenta federal grant allows oakland police to station officers on 6 campuses in some higher crime areasanother advantage says flint when it comes to situations >> "unfortunately we do deal with a lot of violence h
to the arrest or the relationships between the suspects. three major cities with two days to go oakland is at 130 homicides for the year. 26% increase from 2011. san francisco 67 homicides so far. 1/3 increase over last night. san jose is 45, still low for a city of almost a million people. >>> police are looking for a suspect in an especially brutal robbery in san francisco. the victim was not injured and the thugs only made off with a few dollars. the crime took a nasty turn. >> i heard them say i'm going to kill your dog. >> pekingese, 12 years old, sweetest thing ever. >> she asked not to be named so we won't show her face. this woman was robbed yesterday not only of money but her best friend roxy who she loved most on this everett. -- on this ert. >> she -- earth. >> she lost her phone so he parked her car when a man approached her >> he said give me all your money. >> roxy started barking. >> he said i'm going to kill your dog. >> after a struggle he made good on his promise. >> he grabbed roxy from her collar. i see her fly towards traffic. he threw her into incoming traffic.
in connecticut is apologizing this morning. >>> westbound 24 coming in from walnut creek to oakland looks pretty good. >>> it is 5:14. we're following developing news out of north korea. the north korean government says it has detained an american citizen who it says has confessed to unspecified crimes. this is the first time north korea has confirmed news reports about the arrest of 44- year-old kenneth bay. north korea has detained several americans in recent years but they were all eventually released. >>> time is 5:15. a big blow for house speaker john boehner. he sent members of the house home for the holidays after being forced to cancel a vote on his own fiscal cliff plan b. as ktvu kilah campbell reports. a deal could now be in the hands of the democrats. >> reporter: house speaker john boehner just announced he will be speaking to the media in less than two hours. he did not have the support he needed from republicans last night. boehner left the capitol after that vote. he released a statement saying it's up to harry reid and president obama to come up with a plan to avoid going over t
. there are no major problems driving on 680 as you drive nearby between walnut creek and oakland. northbound 101 san francisco that traffic looks good. let's go back to the desk. >>> time now 6:01. repair crews and other crews are still at the scene of that big machine shop fire that happened yesterday. lorraine blanco is at cnh enterprises right now. firefighters are looking out for flairups out there. >> reporter: they are babysitting the smoke this morning. it's smoldering in the center of the building. that's what we are told this morning. you can see what is left is a gutted charred mess. these are the offices in the front of the building. management says they are working furiously to open a new location. it started in the warm springs company around 1:45 yesterday afternoon. the flames and smoke were so heavy and the chemicals inside the machine shop were so combustible firefighters had to battle it from the outside. all 80 or so employees got out safely but the building was destroyed. >> when you stop and think about something like this, it's like you know my personally my problems are trivia
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